The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 194 - 196
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SS7 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% - 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £29,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -31.76%
SS7
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
670 488 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.96% 13.00% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 561 414 543
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SS7
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Manchester region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Manchester

SS7
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security